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  • Everyone’s an Idiot | Mark’s Remarks

    How do you like that title? I figured I’d get your attention.  Now, I have to say, I don’t generally feel this way. But let’s face it, we all have this feeling some days. Don’t we? Have...

    • Posted October 3, 2018
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  • MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Smallfoot’ appealing to all audiences

    You may be one of those people who has been intrigued with tales of the Loch Ness Monster and Bigfoot.  The movie “Smallfoot” plays upon those tales, bringing elements of both the Abominable Snowman and Bigfoot together...

    • Posted September 28, 2018
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  • Mind and Body | Mark’s Remarks

    I’ve said before that I come from a long line of grudge-holders. I can’t blame my family too much, though. In the day and age that I grew up in, holding a grudge was common place. If...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • Not My Kids | Mark’s Remarks

    I am constantly amazed at how parents behave. I am no different. We tend to think our kids are a cut above. I think we should to some extent. Our kids are special to us. We expect...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Style | Mark’s Remarks

    Who decides the style trends? I’m still amazed at some of the things we wore back in the day. In the 1980s, we took our pant legs and tight-rolled them.  We flipped up our polo shirts and...

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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  • Excessive Talking | Mark’s Remarks

    I recently had my 29th parent night, with eager and nervous parents visiting, wondering what this year of school would be like for their children. It’s always interesting to meet parents. Teachers see quite a lot and...

    • Posted September 5, 2018
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  • Abbreviated Vacation | Mark’s Remarks

    We had big dreams in the early spring of a vacation on the beach.  Our plan was to drive to Virginia Beach, visiting the homes of the presidents along the way. The girls wanted the beach and...

    • Posted August 29, 2018
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  • Fears And The Younger Self | Mark’s Remarks

    I think about what I feared when I was younger and how many of those fears have gone away. I also realize that things worry me that didn’t worry me when I was younger. I’m told that...

    • Posted August 22, 2018
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  • The Art of Nosiness | Mark’s Remarks

    There are people who are so good at it, you don’t even notice. You know what I’m talking about. Don’t you know a nosy person who has to know everyone’s business all the time? The funniest people...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • A Critical Spirit And Getting Scolded | Mark’s Remarks

    I think there is a common thread, or many common threads, that run in groups of people who grow up in small communities. In those places, everyone knows everyone. Although you have a close community in which...

    • Posted August 8, 2018
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  • ‘The Scared Witless Club’ | Mark’s Remarks

    In my most evil moments, when I am ready to criticize and judge everyone on the face of the Earth, I talk about some people who are members of the “Scared Witless Club.” A crass, less apologetic...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • I Know You Pray | Mark’s Remarks

    We attended church always, but I particularly remember going to a country church where we had service and then went in the back for Sunday school. When I was very small, believe it or not, the church...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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